Professor Rebecca Bailey-Harris MA, BCL, of the Inner Temple, Barrister; Emeritus Professor, University of Bristol


Rebecca Bailey-Harris is a barrister and mediator at 1 Hare Court. Principal areas of practice include private law disputes in family matters and international jurisdictional disputes. She is case editor of Family Law, editor of the Family Law Reports and advisory editor of International Family Law.

Professor Bailey-Harris has also held the following positions:

  • Lecturer, Lincoln College Oxford, 1974.
  • Lecturer and Senior Lecturer, University of Adelaide, 1975-1991.
  • Foundation Professor and Dean of Law, Flinders University of South Australia, 1991-1994.
  • Part-time Law Commissioner, Australian Law Reform Commission, 1991-1995.
  • Professor of Law, University of Bristol, 1994-2005; Emeritus Professor, 2005- to date.
  • Visiting Professor, Universite de Caen, 1999-2004.
  • Member of the Family Justice Council's Ancillary Relief Advisory Committee,1995.

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Somerville College, Oxford, Colston's Girls School, Bristol